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Institute for Particle Physics Phenomenology

Job Details:

Title:Associate Professor (or Professor) of Mathematical Physics
Position:Junior
Location:Oxford U.
Contact:Recruitment Coordinator
Closing Date:2021-02-01

Job Description:

The Mathematical Institute at the University of Oxford proposes to appoint an Associate Professor (or Professor) of Mathematical Physics from 1 September 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter. The successful candidate will be appointed to a Tutorial Fellowship at Wadham College, under arrangements described in the job description to be found on the linked webpage.

The combined University and College salary scale has a minimum point of £48,114 per annum. In addition, the College pays substantial additional benefits including a housing allowance of £9,165 p.a. An allowance of £2,804 p.a. would be payable upon award of Full Professor title.

The main duties of the post are to carry out, disseminate the results of, obtain funding for, and supervise research at a high international standard in Mathematical Physics, to teach a range of topics in mathematics via lectures, classes and tutorials, and to perform administrative and pastoral functions associated with teaching and research.

The successful candidate will have a PhD in mathematics, physics, or a closely related subject, and will demonstrate the ability to carry out research at a high international level in Mathematical Physics, with preference given to theoretical high-energy physics, along with the ability to teach effectively across a range of topics in mathematics. The duties and responsibilities of the post are set out in the job description.

Please direct informal enquiries to the Recruitment Coordinator, quoting vacancy reference 148290.

Only applications received before 12.00 noon GMT on Monday 1 February 2021 can be considered. Note that it is your responsibility to ensure that your referees submit their reference letters directly by e-mail by that same deadline. See the job description for more information.

We proudly hold a Race Equality Charter Bronze Award and a departmental Athena SWAN Silver Award, which guide our progress towards advancing racial and gender equality. As part of our commitment to openness, inclusivity and transparency, we would particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates, who are currently under-represented in academic posts at Oxford. The University is committed to equality and valuing diversity.

The department was awarded an Athena SWAN Silver Award in 2017 in recognition of its commitment to addressing gender inequalities, to tackling the unequal representation of women in science, and to improving career progression for female academics.

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